The purpose is to promote public interest in art and the wide varieties of creative forces that form the field, augment the formal training of the classroom and studio through information and ideas shared in a peer directed environment, enhance students' understanding and appreciation of the inherent interdependencies imposed upon the talents of the painter, graphic designer, photographer, potter, and others involved in the field, provide no less than two service-projects during the academic year, sponsor the annual Student Art Exhibition and to sponsor the annual Student Art Sale.
Black Student Coalition
The purpose of the Black Student Coalition is to create a safe space where conversations about black culture can be initiated through education and bring to light the social, economic, political, and educational pressures faced by black students at Columbia College and within the Columbia community. The BSC will also strive to cultivate a culture where blackness is appreciated and celebrated.
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Campus Activities Board (CAB)
Campus Activities Board (CAB) is a group of students dedicated to providing programs and activities to the student body of Columbia College. CAB brings entertainment to campus such as improv groups, hypnotists, comedians, trivia nights and other exciting social opportunities. This group works to ensure that these programs are high-quality, creative, and diverse.
CC Strength Club
Purpose: To create an active community of lifters at Columbia College, where members practice, critique, as well as compete to show their progress and lifting skills. Contact: firstname.lastname@example.org
Columbia College American Marketing Association
The purpose of the Columbia College American Marketing Association Collegiate Chapter of the American Marketing Association shall be:
• To foster scientific study and research in the field of marketing
• To foster an environment to develop leadership skills in the field of marketing
• To develop sound thinking in marketing theory and more exact knowledge and definition of marketing principles
• To improve the methods and techniques of marketing research
• To develop better public understanding and appreciation of marketing problems
• To activate classroom knowledge and theory into Experiential Learning
• To promote friendly relations between students, faculty, and the business community
• To encourage and uphold sound, honest practices, and to keep marketing operations on a high ethical plane
• To exercise marketing skills for service and social impact
Cougars on Pointe
The purpose of Cougars on Pointe Dance Team is to provide Columbia College students with opportunities to experience various styles of dance while increasing fitness, relieving stress, supporting CC sports teams, and most importantly having fun.
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Queers and Allies
To provide safety and confidentiality to students who are struggling who identity as gay, lesbian, bisexual, transgender, or questioning; or those who are experiencing harassment because of their (actual or perceived) sexual orientation or gender identity or expression; or straight ally youth; to provide a sense of community and a space for LGBTQ+ and straight allies to build a social network where their identity is respected; building a community at school and lessen the isolation that LGBTQ+ students might otherwise experience; and to work on educating the broader school community about sexual orientation and gender identity issues.
Chi Alpha Christian Fellowship
The purpose of Chi Alpha is to be a community of passionate Christian college students at Columbia College. We strive to dedicate ourselves to telling the campus about the love and life-changing power of Jesus Christ. We believe that reaching and making disciples will result in positive world change.
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Facebook: CC Chi Alpha
Collegiate DECA is an active organization that promotes students who are currently pursuing a degree in the field of business, finance, marketing or management. Collegiate DECA members have the opportunity to illustrate their knowledge through state and national competitive events designed to enhance practical skills and experience in a diversity of business careers. Collegiate DECA is a proactive organization that focuses on building self-esteem and ethical business practices; it is also committed to community service and development activities.
Contact email: CougarsDECA@gmail.com
Facebook: Columbia College Collegiate DECA
This group's purpose as an MSTA (Missouri State Teachers Association) chapter at Columbia College main campus is to promote professional ideals and purposes by establishing a group of like-minded students with the same basic goals to become professional educators, and to facilitate these goals by providing a structure through the MSTA organization with opportunities in personal and professional growth, community service, and leadership training.
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Columbia College Student Veterans
The mission of the CCSV is to organize student veterans and other students so they can have a positive impact on their fellow members, the college and the community.
Facebook: CC Student Veterans
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Committed and Serving Together
The purpose of CAST is to provide support and assistance through volunteer efforts to organizations and agencies in the Columbia community.
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Computer Science Club
The Columbia College Computer Science Club exists primarily to further the cause of the Computer Science Department of Columbia College. It is dedicated to providing Columbia College students with opportunities whereby they can advance their knowledge of the different branches of computer and information sciences and get a hands-on experience with its various applications.
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Criminal Justice Student Association
The Purpose of this organization is to promote high standards among students actively engaged in collegiate preparation for professional services. To keep abreast the advances in scientific research and to elevate the ethical standards of the Criminal Justice professions. Also, to establish the benefits and the necessity of education and professional training.
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The purpose of the Cougar Corps Drumline is to provide spirit and energy to school events, to encourage involvement in the Columbia College music programs, to increase attendance at athletic events, to integrate with other student organizations to improve school spirit, to enhance alumni pride, and to become a catalyst for student involvement in school events.
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The Enactus Columbia College team mission is to apply student-led innovative thought, planning, and action to identified social problems.
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Forensic Science Club
FSC provides students the opportunity to network with fellow forensic science students at the college and complement their learning through guest speakers and field trips.
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The purpose of the G.R.E.E.N. Team (which stands for Global Resource Environmental Education Network) will be to educate not only our members about environmental topics and changes, but also our fellow students and faculty on campus, whether that includes educational excursions or helping beautify our communities.
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Honors Student Association
The Honors Student Association provides an affinity group for students in the Columbia College Honors Program, with social, academic, and service opportunities available.
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Human Services Club
The purpose of the Human Services Organization is to promote fellowship, serve the community, and expand the knowledge and understanding of social issues.
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International Club is open to all students. Members take an active role in helping international students transition to American customs as well as student life at Columbia College. This group promotes diversity, culture, respect and understanding through programming, social activities and service projects at Columbia College and in the larger community.
Facebook: Columbia College International Club
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Missio Dei is a group committed to knowing Jesus Christ, and to the advancement of his gospel through discipleship on the Columbia College campus. Our vision is to create a community of Christ-centered students devoted to each other and to making much of God's glory by being utterly satisfied in him.
Facebook: CC Missio Dei
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The mission of the Mock Trial Association is to promote leadership, develop critical thinking, and gain experience and understanding of courtroom proceedings. The Mock Trial team provides experiences in the field of law while competitively representing Columbia College in inter-collegiate competitions.
Facebook: Columbia College Mock Trial Association
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Model United Nations
The Model UN of Columbia College promotes a better understanding and an interest in the function and processes of the United Nations. Members of the Model UN role play the part of a UN member state at a United Nations simulation that includes teams from colleges and universities nationwide. Members study the political positions and views of their selected country in depth.
Facebook: CC Model United Nations
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Pre-Healthcare Professionals Club
The Pre-Healthcare Professionals Club will provide a forum for a community of like-minded individuals to discuss and expand knowledge of the healing arts and to prepare its members for careers in associated fields.
Red Cross Club
Guided by the fundamental principles of the American Red Cross and its mission to prevent and alleviate human suffering in the face of emergencies by mobilizing the power of volunteers and the generosity of donors, the Columbia College Red Cross Club will learn, practice, and exemplify humanitarian values through mission-related service projects.
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Residence Hall Association
The Residence Hall Association of Columbia College serves as the voice of students living in the residence halls, advocates for dining and hall facility improvements, and enhances the living experience of the residents.
Facebook: Columbia College RHA
Contact email: JLester@ccis.edu
The mission of Science Club is to enhance and expand the knowledge and understanding of scientific issues. It is open to all Columbia College students.
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Student Government Association
The purpose of Impact is to assist the TRiO Student Support Services staff in its efforts to enhance student retention and graduation and provide leadership opportunities for SSS participants. Impact is active in all aspects of SSS, including serving as peer advisors, and facilitating and supporting SSS activities, workshops, trips and cultural events.
Facebook: Columbia College Student Support Services
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Students for Life
Students for Life stands for life and advocates for the unborn as much as possible. In addition to advocating for the pro-life viewpoint, we will also be a bright light of joy, friendliness, and compassion to all around us, no matter their views on this issue. We stand for the right to life, not with our words but with our caring actions.
Facebook: Columbia College Students for Life
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The purpose of Tech Entrepreneurship is to help Columbia College students plan and execute their business ideas that require technical knowledge.
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The Royal Ping Pong Club
The Royal Ping-Pong Club at Columbia College aims to bring together Columbia College students, staff, and faculty who are interested in playing, watching, or learning more about the amazing sport of Ping-Pong, with the goal of helping members develop their Ping-Pong skills, and improving members' relationships with one another, and with other members of the Columbia College community.
Facebook: The Royal Ping Pong Club at Columbia College
Website: Columbia College Royal Ping Pong Club
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The Salt Company Christian Fellowship
The Salt Company Christian Fellowship's mission is to help people know, love, and follow Jesus. Through the teaching of the Bible and student-led connection groups, the group deepens relationships with people and with God by encouraging community, loving others, and serving one another.
Facebook: The Salt Company Columbia
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Tuesday Night Live
Tuesday Night Live encourages all students, faculty and staff at Columbia College to participate in the art of acting and the experience of theater.
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